Katyusha in Ashkelon

[Ha'aretz] Amos Harel - A rocket hitting Ashkelon's northern edge means that another several thousand people are suddenly in rocket range of Gaza. It is clear that the threat to Ashkelon is now greater than had previously been thought. The ruins of the former settlements in northern Gaza provide a launching ground from which the rockets can reach northern Ashkelon. Most rockets hitting Ashkelon are launched by Islamic Jihad, with Hamas' consent.

2008-01-04 01:00:00

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